[WATCH] Are late nights making children gain weight?

Adequate sleep is not only essential to a child's growth and development, but it’s also been found that kids who don't get sufficient snooze time on a regular basis are more likely to pile on the pounds.

Results from Growing Up in Singapore Towards healthy Outcomes (GUSTO), Singapore’s largest birth cohort study, show that a shorter sleep duration contributes to a higher BMI in children. Our clinician-scientists and researchers shed light on the connection between sleep, eating habits, and weight gain in children.